Muscle cramps have long been attributed to dehydration, leading many athletes to supplement their diets with large quantities of fluid and electrolytes. However, decades of research have revealed the true etiology to be more complex with more than one plausible explanation.
CSCCa Perspectives With The Masters: Diversity, Equity And Inclusion
CSCCa Master of Strength and Conditioning Coaches (MSCC) explain why a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion must be central to any athletic performance coach’s philosophy for connecting with student-athletes, other coaches and the world around them
CSCCa Perspectives With The Masters: Camaraderie
CSCCa Master of Strength and Conditioning Coaches (MSCC) explain the importance of camaraderie, information sharing and connectedness to a profession seeking to serve student-athletes in the safest possible ways while pushing them to meet the challenges presented through sport.
Gut Distress And Athletic Performance
Minimizing gut-distress symptoms can optimize an athlete’s performance and recovery. This can be achieved by engaging in optimal fueling strategies and screening for GI conditions.
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Hello CSCCa Members, and Happy November! As always, I hope everyone has had a fantastic Fall semester so far and your teams are having a successful season. Some teams are winding down, while others are getting started. This transition is always a fun time of year, as there is always so much going on.
CSCCa Perspectives With The Masters: National Conference
CSCCa Master of Strength and Conditioning Coaches (MSCC) describe the impact of the CSCCa National Conference in a profession fundamentally dedicated to education and advancement.
CSCCa Perspectives With The Masters: Trade Show
CSCCa Master of Strength and Conditioning Coaches (MSCC) explain why the Trade Show at the CSCCa National Conference is so valuable to conference attendees and how those attendees can benefit.
CSCCa Perspectives With The Masters: Certification
CSCCa Master Strength And Conditioning Coaches (MSCC) share their opinions on the value of certification in the profession of strength and conditioning coaching. These MSCCs know how important certification is not only for coaches in the profession, but for the student-athletes they coach as well.
CSCCa Perspectives With The Masters: Mentorship
CSCCa Master of Strength and Conditioning Coaches (MSCC) describe the importance of mentorship to a profession fundamentally based on sharing safe and productive methods for effectively growing student-athletes.
Our Mission To Support The CSCCa Membership
It is the mission of the CSCCa to support the strength and conditioning coach by maximizing their abilities, skills, and knowledge through education, certification, and development. In this month’s message, I want to focus on how the CSCCa is here to support YOU.
Hydration For Athletes
Hydration is key for both nutritional status and athletic performance. While humans are able to maintain a balanced hydration state on a regular basis in the absence of exercise with minimal forethought, athletes require much more detailed planning and preparation to ensure they stay properly hydrated.